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WHAT IS WRONG WITH MY @&[email protected]# BATOR

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by rhythmicgoldfish, Apr 9, 2009.

  1. rhythmicgoldfish

    rhythmicgoldfish Chillin' With My Peeps

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    MY CHICKS ARE HATCHING AND MY BATOR JUST SPIKED TO 106 IT WAS 101 TEN MINUETS AGO WHEN I LEFT THE ROOM I HAD TO TAKE THE LID OFF TO COOL IT DOWN LOSEING PRECIOUS HUMIDITY WHAT IS BETTER COOLING THE BATOR OR KEEPING IT HUMID
     
  2. HobokenChickenEmergency

    HobokenChickenEmergency Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My guess is that their body heat is making the temp go up.
     
  3. Julie08

    Julie08 Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 19, 2008
    Ontario, Canada
    thats correct it would be body heat. Lose the humidity you have to get the temp down, add a sponge or something while its open to help regain the humidity you need
     
  4. Darin115

    Darin115 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I always add a wet paper towel to the bator when the first chick hatches. I do this because I find if physically impossible to leave the bator close until every chick is hatched.

    It works well for me.

    Darin
     

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